[Infographic] Comparison of Social Media Platforms – Game of Thrones Style!

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Game of Thrones has become one of the most popular sitcoms on TV and the style of this show is quite adaptive to any competing business environment. This inforgraphic defines the social media realm and sets each platform in the backdrop of the show format. Divided into 7 houses- Facebook, Twitter, Google, Youtube, Linkedin, Tumblr and Pinterest, each social media platform has its own special advantage.

Hootsuite’s order of owl is the messenger between these houses. The infographic shows the evolution of social platforms and how they attacked each other in the last decade. It starts in the year 2011, when Twitter blocks Google and ends with 2013, when Twitter blocks Facebook.

Most actions go on between the two rival kingdoms – House Facebook and House Twitter. They both try to cut each other off through these years and this is not surprising, considering they are the two social media platform giants on the internet. Other houses had to take the brunt of their actions. The map below illustrates the tension between the houses and how the houses’ travel through the years.

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